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Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - September 24, 2009

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Sony Corp's top PlayStation executive announced on Wednesday that sales of the popular PlayStation 3 video game console have spiked in the last few weeks after a $100 price cut was tagged to the device last month.

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According to several technology blogs, Nintendo Co Ltd may be slashing the price of its Wii video game console to $200, starting this weekend.

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A Microsoft executive said on Thursday that it has no plans to buy Electronic Arts, denying any talk of a potential bid that triggered a spike in the video game publisher's shares.

Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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